Best Nasi Dagang in Penang

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Literally translated as trader’s rice, nasi dagang has certainly been a sleeper hit since the early days. This Kelantanese delicacy may appear seemingly simple yet each mouthful bursts to the fore with distinctive flavours and fragrance. Speckled red grains is steamed with coconut milk, ginger shreds, fenugreek seeds, lemongrass and dash of herbs, offering a symphony of earthy and feisty punch. It was typically served with fish, vegetable pickles, toasted grated coconut, hard-boiled egg and fish crackers, and thanks to the march of time, one can now expect a range of delectables sides, just like nasi kandarNasi Dagang may not be ubiquitous in Penang, however, renowned spots below transport you to the East Coast via your palate.

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    If you’re looking to wolf down authentic Malay delicacies in a backdrop that spells class and comfort, look no further than Savaro. Both the food and atmosphere pass with flying colours. Everything looks appealing on the menu, which might have you hew and haw but you can never go wrong with their nasi dagang. The rice is meticulously made to pump out an earthy flavour and the chicken curry that tags along is a real winner. 

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    Things to expect

    Upscale ambiance and good service

    Best with

    Mushroom Soup

    Price

    RM10.00 to RM20.00

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    Savaro Restaurant @ Gurney Paragon View restaurant

    Gurney Paragon (163D-2-34), , 10250, Georgetown, Penang
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    042189236

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    10:00AM—10:00PM
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